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Frank K Brantner

Frank K Brantner

Frank K. Brantner Jr., age 86 of Mondovi, died Sunday, April 14, 2024 at his home in rural Rock Falls with his family by his side.

Frank was born on September 15, 1937 on the Brantner home farm in the Town of Albany. He was the son of Frank and Emma (Pichler) Brantner Sr. Frank grew up on the home farm and attended school at the Pepin County School. After school, Frank went to work on the family farm. He also worked at Mississippi Welders, Clark’s Hatchery in Meridean, a road patrolman for the Town of Albany, welding for Elgene Ableidinger and cut wood his entire life. Frank married Myrna A. Hubbard on January 15, 1957 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rock Falls. After marriage, Frank and Myrna lived on the farm and raised their family.

In his spare time, Frank enjoyed fishing, dancing, playing cards, watching football and gambling. He enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s sports events.

Frank is survived by Jim (Audrey) of Durand, Tony (Anita) of Glenwood City, Cheryl (Dave) Weisenbeck of Durand, Corey (Wendy) Brantner of Durand, Lisa (Dedric) Bazille of Glenwood City; 13 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; one sister, Donna Carothers of Chippewa Falls, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Myrna, a daughter, Victoria, and son Jody; a grandson, Darin Brantner, siblings Awald and LaVerne Brantner, Isabelle Werlien, Lucy Berger and Dorothy Moen-Olson.

Funeral Mass will be 11:00AM Monday, April 22, 2024 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rock Falls with Rev. Tim Welles officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4:00PM-7:00PM Sunday at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand and one hour prior to services at the church on Monday.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. patrick brantner

    I am very sorry for your loss i remember all the memories with Frankie too We were only his neighbor over the hill from him whatever's good memories lot of fun times a lot of crazy stuff but my prayers are going your way No hope to ease the pain of the family Thank you for the good times

  2. Kristine Polzer

    We were saddened to hear of Frank's passing. Met him when we worked on Town of Albany's truck at our shop. He was a great guy.
    Dave and Kris Polzer

  3. John and Judy Parr

    Our sympathies

  4. Nick and Sue Sperger

    We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time ????????????

  5. Lisa Aurandt

    Thoughts, prayers and blessings of memories to carry you through your loss.

  6. Donna Karshbaum

    We are So Sorry for Your Loss, God Bless You All ????❤️????

  7. Joe and Jan Drier

    Sending Our Deepest Sympathy to the Brantner Family!

  8. Rick & Diann (Brantner) Franson

    Sending our deepest condolences to the family for the loss of Uncle Frankie ???????? We spent a lot of time growing up & hanging out almost every other weekend. We sure had fun. I was glad I was able to visit with him a few months back. He has always been so kind. Thank you for the memories. I bet you are having an amazing reunion with everyone in Heaven. Love you! ❤️ Until we meet again.

  9. Jim & Barb Henry

    We are so sorry to hear of Frank's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family.

    May the many fond memories you hold help ease your pain.

    Jim & Barb

  10. Scott and Linda Davis

    Our deepest sympathy to the family ????

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